Shannon Austin

Shannon Austin is Head of Communications at the Center for Financial Services Innovation. Prior to joining CFSI in 2015, she worked in Europe managing global communications for a consumer tech company. She lives in the woods outside of Washington, D.C. with her husband and their two children. You can reach her via:


Articles by Shannon Austin

  • Shannon Austin

    More than Money: Changing Financial Services One Startup at a Time

    The Financial Solutions Lab – managed by the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) with founding partner JPMorgan Chase & Co. – is looking for fintech startups and nonprofits to compete in its $3 Million Challenge to help underserved people. Winning organizations will receive a $250,000 investment. The fintech innovators who will rise to the top, writes CFSI's Shannon Austin, are those solving real financial problems faced by real people – often the same problems experienced by the founders themselves.

    Finance, Technology
    financial inclusion, startups
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